No Sleep In The CLE: What We Think You Should Do May 16-22

by Justin Markert

Anyone who tells you that there’s nothing to do in Cleveland, clearly isn’t paying attention.

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Thursday May 16, 2013 

Chucklefck Presents:
Pete Holmes

Grog Shop

Ramon Rivas just seems to be on a never-ending streak of bringing awesome comics to Cleveland, and tonight is no exception. Get to the Grog Shop this evening to see one of the funniest guys out there.

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The Hedgehog’s Dilemma
Rob Duskey


Brickstone is a new spot downtown. It took the place of Alice Cooper’s sports bar and they seem to be off and running when it comes to booking good music. Stop by tonight for this solid lineup from Cle Music City.

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Friday May 17, 2013

Closing Reception for Space | Time
The Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

Survival Kit
5:00pm / Music at 8:00pm

Head up to Survival Kit to see the works of Jason R Carroll and Elena Harvey Collins and stay for a performance by The Cleveland Orchestra Chamber Ensemble. That’s pretty much all we need to say to convince you on this one. But if you really need more, read the profile we did earlier this week on Survival Kit and this exhibit here.

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Morgan Mecaskey

Museum of Contemporary Art
7:00 – 8:30pm

Morgan MeCaskey is definitely making the rounds these days. She’s popping up everywhere! And Friday night she’ll be playing in the beautiful atmosphere of the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Saturday May 18, 2013

Seafair EP Release

Goodmorning Valentine
Humble Home

Grog Shop

We’re very excited about this. We can’t listening to “Folding Maps” and “The Plea,” the two songs the band has released from the ep (the latter as a Cellar Door Exclusive). These guys are one of our favorite bands, and this lineup places them on a bill with a bunch of our other favorite bands!

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Baz Biz

Market Square Park

Can’t wait for the Bazaar Bizarre? Get a mini-taste at the Market Square Park across from the West Side Market. Bring your cash and support these Cleveland based vendors. Buy local.

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Cleveland Asian Festival


Come to one of the most exciting emerging neighborhoods in Cleveland, ours! The Asian Festival is a perfect opportunity for you to explore all of the awesome things going on right here in AsiaTown. From the art, to the food, to the music. Get a taste of Cleveland you haven’t had yet, but will again and again in the next few years.

Event Schedule

The Modern Electric

The Moxies/The Ranks/Room 149/Teddy Boys/Outburst Jr.

Cleveland Agora

See one of Cleveland’s favorite bands The Modern Electric at the Agora Ballroom on this six band bill to help the boys at Ice Possible put on a fest this summer.

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Monday May 20, 2013

Laura Stevenson
Field Mouse
Leah Lou & The 2 Left Shoes

Beachland Tavern

Folk singer Laura Stevenson brings her talents to the Beachland with some serious openers to boot. Come early for this one.


Wednesday May 22, 2013

Regular Shoulders

Beachland Tavern

Bad Racket kicks of their long run of summer shows with Brite Winter alums Bonesetters. Openers Midwestern have been really catching our eye lately. We highly suggest you check them out.

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